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Diminutive actor Verne Troyer has laughed off reports he was trapped in an airplane toilet for 20 minutes because he could not reach the door handle.

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The Austin Powers star, who stands at two feet, eight inches tall, has spoken out to dismiss a story published by Britain's Daily Mirror, which suggests he had to call for help after getting stuck during a bathroom break.

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Troyer insists the report is not true, writing in a post on his Twitter.com page, "IDK (I don't know) where The Daily Mirror gets their stories from, but 2maro's (tomorrow's) story about me is total BS (bulls**t). Stuck in a Loo (toilet)!?! LMAO (laughing my a** off) u (sic) gullible fools."

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